Dell Taken Private in $24.4 Billion Buyout Deal

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Dell Inc., the world’s third-biggest maker of personal computers, is going private in a deal valued at $24.4 billion, undertaking the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis. Chief Executive Officer and founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management LLC will pay $13.65 a share, the companies said today in a statement. Microsoft Corp. is contributing $2 billion. Betty Liu and Cristina Alesci report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Deep Dive: The Fed's Dilemma
40:22 - In today's "Deep Dive," Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Scarlet Fu and Alix Steel take a look at the small business optimism survey and how it reflects the dilemma facing the Fed. They speak on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
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